Catalonia Will Not Retreat
The details of the referendum, which would pose the question “Do you want Catalonia to be an independent republic?” to all Spanish citizens living in Catalonia, were revealed amid a tense atmosphere in the 135-seat regional parliament.
Support for the ‘Let Catalans Vote’ manifesto continues to grow, with 50 international figures now publicly lending their support to the manifesto.
62.4% would vote Yes and 37.6% against independence in the referendum planned for October 1
If "Yes" wins, the regional government plans to declare independence within 48 hours. If "No" wins, an early election would be called to form a new regional government.
A new round in a long game of chicken began earlier this month, after Catalonia’s president, Carles Puigdemont, announced an independence referendum on Oct. 1.
Manchester City manager tells crowd of 40,000 at rally in Barcelona ‘we have no other option but to vote’
Puigdemont: "Democracy unites us all beyond our legitimate and healthy discrepancies"